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hop on hop off buses

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hop on hop off buses

We will be visiting New York at the beginning of November has anyone ridden these buses in November?Will it be too cold on the open top bus?We have used these buses in several cities and really enjoyed the experience even London in December in the rain!Are they a good idea in NY

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1. Re: hop on hop off buses

The weather could vary a lot in early November. It may be ok but it may be too cold. They cover the top when it's cold but I wouldn't like that because it would be hard to take good photos. t took a convertible tour once in early November and it was chilly but fine. I would wait until you get to NYC and decide. They are good to stay on for the whole loop to get a "lay of the land" and then you can go back and visit the places that you want using the subway. They shouldn't be used as a means to get from one place to another because they move very slowly in traffic.

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2. Re: hop on hop off buses

The cold doesn't stop people from riding the HOHO buses. If you feel that you would like to take a ride...go for it. Just don't use it for transportation....

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3. Re: hop on hop off buses

Thanks for your reply we will wait until we arrive before booking,good idea to do the full loop first

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thanks for your reply will wait till arrival and then decide,really looking forward to our stay inNYC

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5. Re: hop on hop off buses

There are overview tours in closed heated buses too.

Freetoursbyfoot.com

has two options as does

Onboardtours.com

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6. Re: hop on hop off buses

Thankyou for your reply,theOnboardtours sound ideal for us as the Guides follow you off the bus and continue their commentary and also there is no waiting for the next bus.Thanks again

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